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ACTIVITIES OF LOCAL CHAPTERS

(As per the information received from the secretaries of local & state chapters)

The Kota chapter, Chennai chapter and Karnataka state chapter are functioning actively. The details of activities of other local chapters have not been intimated to IAG.

1)  The Karnataka Chapter of Indian Academy of Geriatrics (KCIAG)

Formed in September 2009

Activities:

1.Conducted a state level CME on “Recent Advances in Geriatrics” on 21st February 2010 at DRHM Auditorium, SDM Medical College & Hospital, Sattur, Dharwad.

2. Organising the first Annual Conference – KARGERICON 2010 to be held on 4th & 5th December 2010 at SDM college of Medical Sciences & Hospital, Dharwad.

 

2) The KOTA Chapter of IAG

Formed in May 2009

Activities:

1.     Formation of IAG – Kota chapter & Introductory meeting    - May 2009

2.     Mega Diabetes camp at 3 centres in Kota                               -  June 2009

3.     Scientific talk – “Delay Aging with lifestyle modifications” -  August 2009

4.     Prostate disease awareness camp                                          -  August 2009

5.     Installation ceremony of IAG Kota chapter &CME               - September 2009

6.     World Elders Day Celebration                                                 - October 2009

7.     CME – “Eye diseases in Geriatric population”                      - October 2009

8.     Scientific talk – “Oral health care of Elderly population”   - December 2009

9.     Multispeciality camp on “Vertigo”                                        -  January 2010

10.   CME – “Stroke Rehabilitation in elderly”                            -  January 2010

11.   CME –“Current trends in management of OA knee joint”- April 2010

12.   Anniversary celebration & Family Gettogether                 - June 2010

13.   Osteoporosis detection camp by BMD                   - June2010

 

 

                             

3) IAG – Chennai chapter

 

Formed in November 2009

 

Activities:

 

1.     5/11/2009  -  Formation of Chennai chapter of IAG & Introductory meeting

2.     25/11/2009 – Scientific talk on “Dizziness in Elderly” by Dr.G.S.Shanthi at Madras Medical College, Chennai

3.     27/01/2010 – “Heart Failure in elderly” by Dr.R.Megesh at MMC, Chennai

4.     23/04/2010 – “Adult Immunisation” by Dr.V.Ramasubramaniam at YWCA Auditorium, Kilpauk

5.     23/06/2010 – “Dizziness & Hearing Aids” by Dr.V.Sumathi ENT Surgeon and Mrs.Vijaya Audiologist at SMF hospital, Chennai

6.     25/08/2010 – “Hepatobiliary disorders in Elderly” by Prof.D.Kannan, Gastroenterologist at MMC, Chennai

7.     25/09/2010 – “Statins in elderly” by Dr.SureshKumar, Cardiologist at Breeze Hotel, Kilpauk, Chennai

8.     01/10/2010- World Elders Day celebration – Scientific talk on “Progressive Supranuclear Palsy in elderly” by Dr.Ranjith & Prof.B.Krishnaswamy at MMC, Chennai

9.     05/01/2011 –  Case presentation “PUO in an elderly male”- Dr.Priyadharshini, MMC, Chennai

10.                         16/02/2011 – “Current Management of Elderly Diabetics” by Dr.Seshadri Endocrinologist at Hotel Pride, Kilpauk, Chennai

 

 

 

 4) Lucknow chapter of IAG

 

Formed in January 2008

Activites:

A communication was received regarding the formal inauguration of the local chapter – “IAG Lucknow chapter” in March 2010

 

 

 

5) Varanasi chapter of IAG

Formed in November 2010

 

 
 
 
 
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